SEN Teaching Assistant
SEN Teaching Assistant
Based in Hillingdon, the school supports children aged 3-11 years of age. Each child at the school has a statement of a severe learning difficulty, physical and/or complex needs, including Autism. The school's philosophy is to focus on the 'whole child,' using a combined multi-professional team alongside the teaching team to integrate education with therapy utilizing a wide range of interventions. The therapy team works with students through art therapy, drama therapy, music therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy.
The school is known for its positive culture and learning environment, where students are supported to be happy, safe and stimulated throughout their learning day. There is a huge emphasis on team work throughout the school, with staff combining expertise to ensure individualised, comprehensive and consistent support is provided to all pupils. The school really embraces the multidisciplinary approach. All students are encouraged to develop independent learning skills and reach their full potential.
The school is well equipped to support pupils with a broad and inclusive curriculum as well as facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, sensory integration suite, nature trail, adventure trail, purpose-built therapy rooms and the use of two minibuses for social and educational visits. They also have fantastic induction and training opportunities for all staff, this is a role where you will develop your skill set and grow in your abilities.
The Teaching Assistant would:
*Have SEN experience in a school setting (desired but not essential)
*The ability to be able to manage complex needs
*Be comfortable with personal cares and manual handling
*Differentiate lessons to suit the needs and abilities of learners in the class
*Liaise with the class teacher, multidisciplinary team and promote a holistic team approach to the education of all students
*Communicate regularly with parents and involve them in their child's education
The School has:
*100 plus SEN pupils
*Primary aged pupils 3-11 years old, with severe learning difficulties and physical and complex needs, including autism
*Fantastic facilities and extensive grounds with well-equipped classrooms, play areas for all ranges, a nature trail, a sensory room, a soft play room, the use of a hydrotherapy pool, an interactive learning centre, a library, a creative therapy room, art and technology, rooms, the use of 2 minibuses and a brand new sensory garden
*Family Services to support families with social activities and assistance outside the classroom
*An onsite multi-disciplinary team including arts therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy
By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK
Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as an SEN Teaching Assistant in Hillingdon, London or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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